A seven-year-old jihadi has been pictured with the severed head of Syrian soldier in a photo posted online by his proud father. The boy is the son of the wanted Australian terrorist Khaled Sharrouf, according to the Metro.
The boy was pictured holding the head in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa. His father tweeted the photo along with the caption â€śThatâ€™s my boy!â€ť. He also posed with the head himself under the caption â€śwhat a head.â€ť
Khaled Sharrouf is a former drug addict who is one of the most wanted Australians. He travelled to Syria to join the jihad and now regularly sends updates of his actions to Twitter. He is believed to have made it out of Australia in December by using his brotherâ€™s passport....
Through God's grace, I have phoned my Member of Parliament, and shared my concern about the genocide of Christians and religious minorities in Iraq:
"For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil. Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake."
~ John 18:35-37 KJV
"Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also."
~ Matthew 5:38-39 KJV
"Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence."
~ John 18:36 KJV
"But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;"
if any are so gung ho for stopping violence, why not call your congressman and ask that we no longer fund jihadists for the "agenda"?
This is precisely what I mean about people having informed opinions.
You all want to fund both sides of wores for the oligarchs, go right ahead? I want to know who is funding which side, rumor is that our leader is more for the sunnis, how would I know when all we get is "liberal-communist" and "war mongering" news?
They have kept pictures of the horrific kidnappings and crucifixtions in Syria when McCain called them freedom fighters and Rand Paul was at the Congress debating whether its right to be funding those who killing Christians for the "agenda"... that was just a few years back oh people of little memory.
now pictures are released, I can only think its because they want the wore machine to continue on. But a public that doesn't care who's funding all of this, and continue to send their young into harm's way in their ignorance, they really do get what they deserve.
Dylan wrote: BS, your pacifistic interpretation is the EXACT reason demonic assaults upon men women and children has gone on at the hands of Muslims for 1000+ years. It has absolutely NOTHING to do with love at all, it has all to do with the demonic heresy of pacifism. You filthy heretics talk your demonic bs about fake love of the wicked and you would never lift ONE finger to use violence to protect the innocent from rape, murder or enslavement at the hands of these demonic wicked. One day you will understand what true love is when you see the wrath of God in flaming fire show what true love is upon the wicked, in order to cleanse the world of them, and protect the righteous from being raped, murdered and abused by them anymore. " our emotions contradict sound doctrine. We must persevere to love our enemies and pray for them."
The world adores its own, dont they? If you were of the world, you would love them too. But you are not
Dylan wrote: BS, your pacifistic interpretation is the EXACT reason demonic assaults upon men women and children has gone on at the hands of Muslims for 1000+ years. It has absolutely NOTHING to do with love at all, it has all to do with the demonic heresy of pacifism.
Maybe it is God who has gone pacifist, seeing as the world's nuclear capability is sufficient to blast this whole planet to pieces. Who needs God when you've got all the power in your little finger?
I really don't see the NT Christians nor the first century Christians being militant because of enemies. But then, if you never read the Bible you can make up whatever doctrines you like.
s c | Oh; I agree, at the same time I cannot help but think of the Apostle Paul, who formerly as Saul persecuted believers unto death:
"While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, 'Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.' Then he fell on his knees and cried out, â€śLord, do not hold this sin against them.' When he had said this, he fell asleep (Acts 7:59-60 (NIV)."
"And Saul approved of their killing him. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. Godly men buried Stephen and mourned deeply for him. But Saul began to destroy the church. Going from house to house, he dragged off both men and women and put them in prison. (Acts 8:1-3 NIV)."
If the seven year old can smile at this, chances are his conscience had been seared. Children are particularly sensitive to things which are contrary to God even when taught otherwise.It's possible for him to be saved, of course but it's probably unlikely.It may bring to mind the accounts in the OT when the evil enemies of God came against the Israelites and God took out even the children. I know a lot of people, unbelievers particularly, would say how could a loving God have babies killed like that? Perhaps they would have been just as heinous in their deeds.
As horrific as this is, this little boy is whom Jesus seeks to save:
"`Beware! -- ye may not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you, that their messengers [Angels] in the heavens do always behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens, for the Son of Man did come to save the lost."
~ Matthew 18:10, 11 Young's Literal Translation
May God have mercy upon all His believers and give them the inner strength to be faithful amidst the horrors of persecution -- great shall be their reward in heaven (Matthew 5:12).
May we all have the spiritual understanding to love our enemies ([URL=http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+5:43-48]]]Matthew 5:43-48[/URL]), and have the strength to follow through. Many times, our emotions contradict sound doctrine. We must persevere to love our enemies and pray for them.
In 2 Timothy 3, Paul discusses some of the perils which will occur in the last days â€” I believe if our brothers and sisters in Christ are suffering, we should be of the same mind â€” that we are suffering along side them.
Ronald Sefers wrote: It's like the Lord told the Pharisees; "You do the deeds of your father,and he was a liar and murderer from the beginning". In the end,this is all of Satan,this is all his handiwork.Even so,come Lord Jesus.
It might cause some here to go into a fit of rage or hysteria, but this also and more appropriately belongs in the 'Red Cross accuses Israel of War Crimes' thread
John 8:47 He that is of God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.
John 8:48 Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a devil?
John 8:49 Jesus answered, I have not a devil; but I honour my Father, and ye do dishonour me.
John 8:50 And I seek not mine own glory: there is one that seeketh and judgeth.
It's like the Lord told the Pharisees; "You do the deeds of your father,and he was a liar and murderer from the beginning". In the end,this is all of Satan,this is all his handiwork.Even so,come Lord Jesus.
In a civilised society this child would have been removed and put in care a long time ago. Feel very sorry for this poor boy and pray that someone manages to tell him the good news about Jesus and how he died for the ungodly.